THIS WEEK: May 17 to 23, 2013
Arts Around the Town, a solo exhibit by Diane Czajkowski. Barnes & Noble Wilkes-King’s Bookstore, 7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Today through Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 208-4700.
A Few of My Favorite Things, 50 color and black-and-white photographs by Michelle Leonard of Pikes Creek ranging from flowers and architecture to motorcycles and people. Opens Monday and runs through Aug. 2 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. June 21. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900, ext. 5328.
Our People, Our Land, Our Images, 51 works of photography of indigenous people taken by three generations of indigenous photographers from North and South America, the Middle East and New Zealand. Through Sunday, then reopens June 4 through Aug. 11 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.
Out There, a mix of nature, landscapes and urban cityscapes on metallic paper by Brooklyn photographer Jim Sewastynowicz. The Fly on the Wall Gallery, Dragonfly Cafe, 9 E. Broad St., Hazleton. Through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 454-1214.
Unimpeded Imagination, eclectic art work by Jordan Fees, Chantal Rich and Ashley Ruth Truitt. New Visions Studio & Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. Through May 25: noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 878-3970.
The Landscape Show, art works by Joe Kluck, Eileen Marquez, Louis Pontone, William Tersteeg and Michelle Thomas. Also: “Fowl,” sculpture and paintings by Richard Lichtenstein. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through May 25: noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 969-1040.
Railroad Perspectives, works by artist Claire Marcus based on photographs taken at Steamtown National Historic Site and maps from the Lackawanna Historical Society collection. Catlin House, 232 Monroe Ave., Scranton. Through May 28: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 344-3841.
Natural Wonderland, nature-inspired paintings by watercolorist Kathy Bradley. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through May 30: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.
Pennsylvania from Above, aerial photography by Peter Stern including farms, towns, bodies of water, quarries and coal mining areas across the state. Through June 2 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 674-6250.
Street Work, street photography by Rolfe Ross. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through June 3: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 510-5028.
Three Artists from Elmhurst, works by Maron Craig Bielovitz, Madge Austin and Judith Youshock in a variety of media including watercolors, oils and photography. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through June 3: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.
Annual Student Exhibit, with graphics, paintings, photography and portfolios by commercial-art majors. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through June 6: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0727.
Recent Landscapes, 21 paintings in a style “somewhere between realism and impressionism” by Mountain Top artist Thomas Stapleton. MacDonald Room of the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through June 7: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 674-6250.
15 Interpretations of Reality, works by students of trompe l’oeil artist Joel Carson Jones. Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Through June 7: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 287-5589.
Italian Riviera, 2008, photography by Mark Cohen. Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through June 14: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 348-6278.
The Figure Observed, a graduate exhibit with works by photographer Lori Ann Brunetti, ceramicist Lisa Caruso and sculptor Tory A. Utt. Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through June 14: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 348-6278.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Professors of Ceramic Art, works by Skip Sensbach (Misericordia University), Matt Povse (Marywood University), Jared Jaffee (Keystone College) and Jean Adams (Wilkes University). Through June at Moscow Clayworks, 223 N. Main St., Moscow. Hours by appointment. 357-1627.
What’s in the Cloud? Bats on the Atlantic Coast, photographs and current research on bats in Pennsylvania and the Caribbean. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through July 1: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $5. 346-7186.
The Blood Is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature, a multidisciplinary exploration of vampires in fact and fiction along with bloodsucking creatures in nature, literature, film and contemporary art. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through July 2: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $5. 346-7186.
For the Senses, a group exhibit by photographer Katie Larsen-Lick of Mountain Top, mixed media artist Mary-Beth Korutz-Killian of Plymouth and ceramic artist Jeff Kuratnick of Clarks Summit. Marquis Art & Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through July 6: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 823-0518.
Art of Lavona Daniels and Christine Sheffler. Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. Through July 31: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 836-3200.
The Miracle of the Bells, an exhibit covering the story of the “real” Olga (Trotzski) Treskoff of Glen Lyon who became a successful Broadway producer and was the inspirations for a 1948 movie partially filmed in Glen Lyon. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Aug. 31: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 823-6244.
Luzerne County in the Civil War. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Dec. 21: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Reservations for opening: 823-6244.
Exceptional Art — Exceptional Artists, works by artists from Verve Vertu Center of the Deutsch Institute. Speech-Language Pathology Department, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. On display through April 2014: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 674-8255.
Dark Shadows: Silhouette Workshop, the basics of photographic transfer using digital photography, watercolor and pencils. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. May 29. $30. Reservations: 346-7186.
Civil War Exhibit, local treasures and memorabilia including a diorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, uniforms, post-war photos of local soldiers, ammunition, coins and letters. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. June 1 to July 31. Open during movie screenings. 996-1500.
Steampunk Jewelry, creating Gothic-style jewelry with Lolita’s Addiction of Hamlin. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. June 5. $30. Reservations: 346-7186.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen, the 7th juried exhibition of works by area artists shown in four Lackawanna County venues. Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 at the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University, the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, the AFA Gallery and ArtWorks Gallery, both in downtown Scranton. 348-6211.
Allentown Art Museum Bus Trip to view “Toulouse-Lautrec and His World,” the Paris impressionist who captured colorful images of the city’s cabarets and cafes. Sponsored by the Marywood Life Long Learners on June 6. Departs from Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton, at 8:30 a.m. $46. Reservations: 383-0544.
Philadelphia Bus Trip, for guided tours of the Barnes Museum and Rodin Museum. Sponsored by the Hazleton Art League on June 23 with departure from Genetti Hotel on Route 309 at 9 a.m. with a 7:30 p.m. return. $115 includes brunch at Fork Restaurant. Reservations: 454-0092 or 453-1337.
Call for Entries, for the 7th annual Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen Exhibition with $3,000 in cash awards and solo exhibition opportunities to take place Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 in four Lackawanna County venues. Deadline: June 15. Information at 348-6211 or marywood.edu/galleries.